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The Jewish Soul Of Shimon Peres

5 Tishri 5777 – October 6, 2016
Though Peres was raised in a non-religious family and was not personally observant, he studied Talmud as a child with his maternal grandfather, the great Torah scholar Rav Tzvi Hirsh Meltzer, Hy”d, who had a great influence on his life.

Rosh Hashanah Greetings From Sandy Koufax

26 Elul 5776 – September 28, 2016
His act of conscience was broadly seen as a moment of pride, sacrifice, and religious commitment, though Koufax himself was far from observant.

e-Edition: September 23, 2016

20 Elul 5776 – September 23, 2016

Rosh Hashanah Greetings From The Chofetz Chaim

18 Elul 5776 – September 21, 2016
Believing in the imminent arrival of the Messianic Age, he stressed the importance of aliyah to Eretz Yisrael and was a great supporter of the Jewish community there.

e-Edition: September 16, 2016

13 Elul 5776 – September 16, 2016

Frank Lloyd Wright, Meyer Levin, And The Jews

13 Elul 5776 – September 15, 2016
Also ironic is that one of his most recognized works is Beth Sholom Synagogue in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, considered by many critics to be his most beautiful and expressive house of worship.

e-Edition: September 9, 2016

6 Elul 5776 – September 9, 2016

The Frum Chess Grandmaster And The Lubavitcher Rebbes

6 Elul 5776 – September 8, 2016
Though Fischer reacted viscerally to even the suggestion that he was Jewish – he was, in fact, a vicious anti-Semite, Holocaust denier, and Israel-hater – his mother was Jewish and his biological father probably was as well.

The Philo-Semitism Of Maxim Gorky

Gorky openly, frequently, and vociferously criticized his government's malevolent oppression of the Jewish community.

e-Edition: August 26, 2016

22 Av 5776 – August 26, 2016

Simon Wiesenthal And The Waldheim Affair

21 Av 5776 – August 24, 2016
In his later years he spoke out in favor of war crimes trials for the perpetrators of genocide in the former Yugoslavia, and he lent his name to the Holocaust study center and Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles.

e-Edition: August 19, 2016

15 Av 5776 – August 19, 2016

Felix Bonfils’s Photographs Of Eretz Yisrael

14 Av 5776 – August 17, 2016
Bonfils deliberately selected his subjects in order to preserve a vast range of information for geographical, ethnographic, biblical, archeological, architectural, and historical studies.

e-Edition: August 12, 2016

8 Av 5776 – August 12, 2016

Enrico Fermi Saves His Jewish Family From The Holocaust

7 Av 5776 – August 10, 2016
He mentions the threatening atmosphere of anti-Semitism in Mussolini's Italy and his concern for his wife and children.

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